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>> up next on 11 news sunday morning, a long time in coming as the orlando host their first playoff game in 15 year and tonight it's against the yankees. >> widening its reach, the latest count from state health officials on the number of people affected by the meningitis outbreak. >> and the annual event that brought out hundreds of volunteers. 11 news sunday morning starts right now. >> you're watching wbal tv-11, live, local, late breaking, this is 11 news sunday morning. [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] chilly outside, it is. the temperature dipped so crazily yesterday. >> first time we get a home
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playoff game in 15 years and it's 50 degrees for the game and rainy. if you're going to the game tonight, be prepared. it's going to be chilly. right now it's dry at the present time, 48 degrees at the airport with cloud cover coming in and there is rain showing up on the radar, as well, down to the south and to the west and showers willin catch up to us. here's what we expect today, skies will be mostly cloudy, a chance for rain showers. it will be cool with a high temperature around 55. if you're going to the o's game this evening, the game-time temperatures will be in the low 50's. rain showers should be ending some time through the second or third inning but tell start out in the 50's and probably wind up in the 40's by the tail end of the game. that's going to be tough to watch but i'm sure the stadium will be full. >> and they'll be glad to do it. >> that's right. seven-day in a few minutes.
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>> of course, our big story this morning, a huge sunday for baltimore sports fans beginning with the ravens taking on the chiefs at arrowhead. >> but the main event is something we haven't seen in 15 years --rioles baseball in october. game one of the american league divisional playoff series gets underway tonight as the o's take on the yankees. buck showalter has tapped jason hammel to take the mound against c.c. sabathia. sabathia hasn't seemed like an ace at camden yards. >> the players aren't the only ones getting ready for the game. so are the fans who have waited a decade and a half for this day to arrive. >> camden yards is getting dressed up for playoff pageantry. the buntings in the warehouse.
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television crews are setting up cameras along the lower and upper decks, allowing viewers to see more angles of the game. this preparation started hours after fans went crazy after friday night's win. >> i haven't seen the city this pumped up since the ravens games or 1997. >> this local sports wear design shop worked all night to print the new playoff victory t-shirts. >> we know it's going to be crazy before we got here 7:00 in the morning, people were waiting to open up. we opened up at 8:00. >> bars and restaurants have begun setting up barriers for the crowds that won't be in the ballpark for sunday's game. security experts are strategize
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for what will be a busy beginning of the week. >> opening day is pretty large needless to say and we are hoping it had been a miniature opening day. >> pickles pub and area businesses expect to cash in. >> i had months to plan for opening day. i have 24 hours to plan for this. it's exciting. if you're going to have a problem, that's a good problem to have. >> george lettis, wbal. >> state health officials have identified a third patient who developed meningitis after receiving a tainted steroid injection last month. no specific information will be released about that patient but the department of health and hygiene confirms the case friday. nationwide, the centers for disease control says the outbreak has spread to more than 50 people across 19 states. >> baltimore city police are investigating an overnight shooting in northeast baltimore. officers received a call just before 4:00 a.m. sending them to
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the 3400 block of dudley avenue. and anne arundel county police found 50-year-old nick guttleman jameer nelson in the 6,000 block he was rushed to the hospital and died later that night. the cause of death was not immediately determined but police are investigating this as homicide and are asking anyone with information to give them a call. baltimore city police have identified the officers involved in a pursuit that ended with gunfire early thursday. 17 year veteran stephen sistek and 4-your veteran steven dorn were called to the 1500 block of east lanvale street. officers say the suspect pulled out a gun. >> a veteran coach at the north
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baltimore, aquatic club has resigned after allegations of inappropriate conduct with a female athlete more than 30 years ago. the club contacted baltimore county authorities. hundreds of student protestors held a rally at the university of maryland college park yesterday in support of the state's dream act. >> up, up on education! the dream act is the controversial baltimore question that would allow in-state tuition rates. opponent say the law would be a financial burden on the state. a recent poll of more than 800 registered voters found that 58% support the measure and 34% oppose it.
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>> hundreds of volunteers were hard at work in baltimore saturday for the annual day of service. the ricky myers day of service is run by the non-profit civic works, the 10th year for the event. helped plant gardens, clean up parks and sort through donated goods. >> the main focus of our day and focus of ricky myers life was to celebrate volunteerism and that's what makes a day like today when 400 of us get together really special. >> since its inception, close to 30,000 people have volunteered with civic works. the baltimore city fire department hosted its thrill show to raise public awareness about fire safety. firefighters helped attendees create home evacuation plans and stressed the importance of smoke detectors. other attractions included a vehicle fire, the jaws of life demonstration and a large tanker fire. >> i bet the kids liked to see that yesterday.
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time is 5:08, 47 degrees at the airport. scandal at vatican after pope benedict's private letters are revealed. >> and chronic school absence, what's done in baltimore to combat that issue. >> a live look outside. tony has the insta-weather plus forecast next. here you go little man.
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denny's everyday value slam egis four dollars every day. wait, is that right? eggs, bacon, pancakes. yeah. that's right. the four dollar everyday value slam. only four dollars every day. only at denny's. >> now, your 11 insta-weather plus forecast with meteorologist tony pannism welcome. >> welcome back. 48 degrees at b.w.i. a front went through yesterday and the weather has changed. right now, winds are calm, picking up out of the north-northeast later today. we have baseball on tap this evening but it will feel like football weather. here's the weather setup this week. the jet stream will dig to the south over the next 24 hours, of low pressure will travel along on the jet stream and that means it will be active this week weather-wise and
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chilly at the same time. you can see the cold air pooled in the upper midwest diving towards us. it's started to arrive. we are in the 40's right now but the next couple of nights might dip into the 30's. 46 in westminster, 43 in tauni town and 56 in the city, 47 in jarrettsville. clouds thickening the last hours.of we started with clear skies last night and clouds are thickening as one of those ripples of low pressure comes in. the rain starting to show up on h.d. doppler in southern maryland, nothing around baltimore just yet but we can see rain in the mountains and this little storm system is just starting to get going so we will see rain showers come in later this morning and into this afternoon and i think it will linger into the evening hours for the o's game. the forecast today, becoming mostly cloudy with a chance for rain showers. it may not be a instead rain.
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there's going to be time when you can go outside and do stuff if you want but it will be chilly. high temperatures will only climb into the mid 50's. if you're going to the game tonight, it's a complicated forecast. at the beginning of the game, a chance for light rain showers and it will be chilly. the temperatures will be in the lower end of the 50's downtown and light north wind at 7:00. by the time we get to the ninth inning, 10:00, temperatures may be in the 40's. i'd take winter clothes or a big jacket with you. the rain should taper off and that's a good thing, obviously, at least it won't be raining and cold most of the game. 60% chance for shower today. tomorrow, clouds thickening again and sprinkles late in the afternoon. the high temperature 59 on monday. 64 on tuesday. back close to 70 on wednesday and there will be a chance for a couple of showers in the afternoon, just sprinkles. another system in on friday with a few light showers or sprinkles
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but none of these beyond today are big rain makers and the temperatures will be below average. the average high is 70. >> the vatican says the former butler for pope benedict is expected to get a papal pardon after being convicted of stealing the pontiff's private documents and leaking them to a journalist. he was sentenced to 18 months in prison and is serving that under house arrest. police say 23 people were hurt when a bus overturned on an interstate exit ramp in northern new jersey on saturday. eight of the injured passengers were in critical condition after the crash in wayne. state police say the bus was from canada with 57 people on board. it's not yet known what caused the accident.
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>> a lot has been said about state of american education but teachers can't teach kids who are not in class. in this morning's education alert, athena jones shows us examples of what they've done in baltimore to combat chronic absentees. jauron williams has come a long way. in seventh grade he missed 33 days of school. >> i would just stay home, play a game, eat, sleep, watch tv. >> williams struggled to get passing grades at a school where he didn't feel teachers cared. that's where karen weber came in. >> i saw him on the first day of school and one of the teachers who knew him said this boy hasn't been in school for days and days and days and we approached him and said this is going to be a very different school year for you. we expect to see you here. >> in eighth grade, williams missed just five days of school.
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the following year, just two. at 17, he's a sophomore in high school with perfect attendance and his grades have improved, especially in math. >> i got b's and b-pluses and one a. >> a john's hopkins university study estimates 5 to 7.5 million k through 12 students miss one school day out of every 10. maryland, where the rate is 11% is, one of six states tracking the issue. >> it's a hidden problem, like bacteria in a hospital that creates havoc. >> repeated absences of most common in kindergarten and in high school and low income students are more likely to miss class, often due to transportation and health issues or because they have to work or take care of family members. >> we have to go the extra mile. we are texting parents now. the school system itself is texting principals and saying there are a large number of
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students absent from your rolls. >> baltimore schools use robo calls to alert parents about absences. social workers talk to families when students are missing too many days of class and students are being rewarded for good attendance, like this elementary school. >> who is excited to come to school every day? >> which won a field trip, a grant and a visit from the mayor. >> elementary school! >> elementary school! >> we won! >> we won! >> he was pretty good. >> he was. coming up this morning, a new state-of-the-art medical facility for the maryland international guard. >> billed as a medical breakthrough, the high-tech exoskeleton allowing paraplegics to walk again.
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>> in this morning's medical alert, a new state-of-the-art medical facility for the maryland international guard. >> 3, 2, 1! >> crews broke ground this week on the 31,000 square foot headquarters. the project provides space for offices, treatment rooms for medical and dental exams. it may look more like body armor than medical breakthrough but a new machine is giving a second chance at a normal life. we have a closer look at the exoskeleton and the business announcement that came with its presentation. >> first game the big announcement from argo
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technologies. >> we are very excited to announce that we have chosen massachusetts as our u.s. headquarters and the headquarters of many of our global activities. >> then came the big moment, army sergeant theresa hamilton, a paraplegic, stood up, put her exoskeleton in walk mode and commenced to amble through the medical conference. she was stricken by an autoimmune disease that attacked her nervous system. she's among 60 people using the exoskeleton. 11-year-old argo technologies was founded in israel and is a prize catch for the life sciences initiative. >> what are your thoughts? >> pretty exciting. there are a host of different technologies i have come in contact with over the last few
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years as we have been building the medical device and life sciences here, that are transformative. >> she sat down with others, hoping to use the system, which ultimately may include war injured veterans. >> when somebody tells you you're not going to be able to walk again, all you think about are the doors closing behind you. this is opening alm these doors for me. >> wow. stay with us. there's much more ahead on 11 news sunday morning. first, looking at events around town this weekend. ♪
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>> more than 95% of the juveniles currently behind bars in baltimore city are minorities. >> a staggering number has forced the state to take a closer look at the problem as tim tooten explains, it's being dealt with in experts in criminal justice, education and mental health. >> the problems seem to start before middle school, young people in the trouble with the law, for committing crimes from assault to murder. the governor's office of crime, control and prevention picked the campus of morgan state university to try to come up with solutions. >> i've worked with young adults who have left the school system,
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who have been incarcerated, some inappropriately charge and can't get back into school. >> state officials admit minority youth are more likely to face the juvenile justice system than white youth and spend time behind bars but those attending the conference say there's enough blame to go around. >> the how is us not being intentional about the impact of race on kids and college and the why is how do we change our behavior? >> most believe the problems are larger than one government agency and believe accountability starts with those affected the most. >> we are trying to recognize the fact that unless we have parent and child participation, especially those impacted by the system, we don't see real change. we can have a conversation, which is nice, but it's not moving towards positive change. >> at least one morgan state
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student believes intervention should begin closer to home. >> i feel like it could be done more in communities for people to uplift minorities and show them positive views on life and positive aspects so we can do positive things to uplift each other. >> and that was tim tooten reporting. >> 5:27, 47 degrees on tv hill. >> pet owners beware, some animals are having an allergic reaction to a common ingredient in pet shampoos. >> and it's dry right now but rn in the forecast. >> coming up at 11:30 a.m. on 11 tv hill, i had the opportunity to interview dr. dellenua. and allison buckhalter is here to tell us about journey home. are you ready ?
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share everything by turning your smartphone into a mobile hotspot for up to 8 wifi-enabled devices at no extra charge. like the new droid razr m by motorola only $99.99. >> you're watching wbal tv-11, live, local, late breaking. >> welcome back to 11 news sunday morning, thanks for jing us. >> let's take another look outside with tony, chilly out there.
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not the best forecast for baseball this evening. >> more like football weather. it's going to be chilly today. temperatures in the 40's and we will only climb into the mid 50's this afternoon. 48 degrees at the airport. clouds thickening over the last couple of hours. it's dry right now but rain coming in over the mountains and to the south. a chance for showers in the forecast. mostly cloudy skies and it's going to be chilly, high temperatures only in the mid 50's. the average high, 70. if you're going to the o's game tonight, the rain tapering off. rain at the beginning of the game but showers tapering off and 40's and 50's during the game so take the winter gear with you to the game tonight. probably won't need the umbrella but certainly the heavier jacket. we will look at the seven-day forecast coming up. >> looking at the top stories. we will see plenty of orioles orange around town this morning as the o's host their first playoff game at camden yards in
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15 years. the orioles square off against yankees for game one of the a.l. division playoffs tonight. jason hammel takes the hill against yankees c.c. sabathia. game time, 6:00. state health officials have identified a third marylander who developed meningitis after receiving a tainted steroid injection last month. no specific information will be released about the patient but the maryland department of health and mental hygiene confirmed the case saturday. nationwide, the centers for disease control says the outbreak has spread to more than 60 people across nine states, two of those cases were in maryland, one of them fatal. an extremist cleric from egypt and four other terrorism suspects appeared in court in new york and connecticut saturday hours after they were brought to the u.s. have england to face trial. they had fought for years to avoid extradition. the preacher, abu hamza
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al-masri, didn't enter a plea to charges he conspired to set up a terrorist training camp. the four other men pleaded not guilty. >> a scary warning for pet lovers. a common ingredient in pet shampoos could lead to a serious allergic reaction. one woman almost lost her pet after that reaction. >> ginger's a loveable 3-year-old pomeranian. you'd never know she was recently ill. >> her abdomen area was red. you couldn't really touch her. it seemed like it would hurt her skin. >> laura hughes, who has two pomeranians, took ginger to the vet. after giving her medicine, ginger only got worse. by the time she saw another doctor, ginger was in trouble. >> she had so much blood in her
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lungs, we weren't sure. and they said she may not make it. we will do the best we can. >> in ginger's case, it could have been fatal. >> how did ginger end up this way? laura blames reaction to the shampoo used by the groomer. >> i've looked at the ingredient list includes this in it which is recognized to cause topical reaction and can create a reaction like this, it's the most likely offending agent. delimanine is an organic extract. >> the environmental protection agency has said active delimnine is not recommended if are use.
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>> these reactions can be common and serious. >> if you don't ask what your groomer is using, you can have the reaction my dog had. >> as for ginger -- >> ginger appears to have made a full recovery. i wrote that down so i'll check the shampoo when i come home. >> check your shampoo, too. >> you're right. in just 30 years, they have enhanced the smiles of more than 230 children. >> after summer-like temps, things are going to change.
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>> now, your 11 insta-weather plus forecast with tony pann. >> time coming up on 5:37, 48 degrees at the airport, 56 downtown and temperatures won't move much today. this is about it, we've made a big change with a front coming through yesterday evening. now it's not going to feel like summer. the jet stream will dig to the south over the next couple of days. you know it will be chilly when the jet stream goes south of us and ripples of low pressure travel along the jet stream from time to time during the week so it will be active this week, as well. we don't expect snow but it could be cold enough for that in the mountains and parts of pennsylvania. it's 48 at the airport, 48 in westminster but 43 in taneytown and now that the clouds are thickening, it will be hard to get the temperatures to move so with cloudy skies and chance for rain showers, temperatures will struggle to reach mid 50's this
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afternoon. most of the rain in the lower eastern shore mountains -- eastern shore counties and mountains. increasing clouds, becoming mostly cloudy with off-and-on light rain showers. this is not heavy rain. the high temperatures in the mid 50's. if you're going to the game tonight, take the heavy jacket. to start the game, there could be light rain showers or sprinkles. rain tapering off in the middle the game. temperatures starting in the low 50's and by the end of the game, it will be in the 40's but rain tapering off by that time so it will feel like winter out this tonight. tomorrow, thickening clouds again as another system comes in with a high of 59 on monday. back into e 60's on tuesday, near 70 on wednesday, the warmest day of the week. most of the week, into the weekend, we will be below average, in the 60's. >> one organization has performed 200,000 free surgeries for children all over the world
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with cleft lips and palates, called operation smile. how the surgeons are helping change the world. >> 6-year-old anthony's mother comforts him before his surgery. nurses expect he'll have many to fix his facial deformity. anthony was born with a bilateral cleft lip nose and palate. >> if you think it was meant to be, that helps, too, for you to adjust to it or accept it. >> his family, mennonites from the southwestern part of virginia, doesn't have health insurance so mom, loretta, reached out for help. >> it was still a challenge to feed him but once he had his first surgery, it went better. they connected with operational smile and made the nine-hour trip for the procedure. are donated and the
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surgery is done for free. >> we had taken care of his lip and his nose initially a few months ago so now he's coming in for the second stage where we are going to fix the palate. >> wonderful how much better he looks with just one surgery. >> plastic surgeon dr. jesus hong khong donated his services. >> it's unfathomable for me for someone with a treatable condition not to have surgery. >> operation smile says 6800 kids in the u.s. are born with an oral cleft each year. >> it's quite a common abnormality. >> the charity's goal is not only to perform surgeries, as operation smile marks 30 years, they want to continue expanding efforts internationally. >> we don't want to just go over there and do the procedures and then leave. we want to be able to help these people who are there. >> opening the new operation
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smile global headquarters will enable them to do more. the headquarters will be an educational center where training and research will allow them to continue making a difference for children. >> i'm very thankful for operational smile for what they've done for us. we are well taken care of. >> scientists are picking up sound from space. that's not exactly an other-worldly sound. nasa said the notes you heard were emitted by earth and it was caught on tape, beamed back off of nasa spacecraft. it's known as an electromagnetic occurs naturally when radiation belts move. nasa spent probe into space to learn more about the chorus. >> it sounded like dolphins or whales. >> ok.
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if you say so. >> it kinda did. since the late 1800's, the women's industrial exchange has been an integral part of baltimore's history. >> we will look at how the exchange has adapted over the years and what they're doing to help women grow their businesses. >> here's a look at the lottery numbers.
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>> in this morning's consumer alert, a congressional research service report reveals how many millionaires are cashing in on unemployment. at the height of the recession, close to 2900 millionaires
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received unemployment benefits. how much were they able to collect? that report showed unemployment millionaires brought in an average of $11,000. neither the house nor the senate has been able to pass legislation limiting unteammate millionaires. the study shows cutting the benefits would save the country $20 million over the next decade. starting a new business isn't easy in a tough economy. that's why the women's industrial exchange in baltimore is trying to help. kim dacey has more. >> you can find clothing, toys, jewelry and all kinds of hand-crafted local goods at the women's industrial exchange on charles street in down the downtown baltimore. >> it's a colorful, fun, exciting place. >> these vendors are part of what has become a piece of baltimore history. the exchange is celebrating its 130th birthday. it incorporated back in 1882 as an outlet for creative women who
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weren't allowed to work. >> we started as a women's work. women wouldn't have jobs because it was illegal for them to work. today it's all local artists in here. >> it's amazing history if you think decade by decade since they opened the different things that have happened for women. >> the exchange isn't just a place to sell goods, they also offer education classes for small business owners. >> we have classes every third saturday with the web group, women entrepreneurs of baltimore and they train them how to do business proposals, i teach them to do u.p.s. codes. >> the exchange has grown and adapted since the 1800's, still relevant in helping women and men start successful businesses every day and the vendors are so glad it's here. >> i think it's a great opportunity. it's something that helps women trying to have business on their
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own so i feel strongly that's a good thing. >> the exchange plans to be around for 130 more years as they continue to welcome new artists and grow with the changing baltimore. >> i think there's always going to be a place for this in baltimore to help people to get started with their careers. >> for more information on the women's industrial exchange, you can find a link on our website, wbaltv.com. in down downtown baltimore, kim dacey. >> we've had trina on our show. >> please don't go. more coming up. >> man's best friend put their owner through the ringer. we will tell you how. >> the orioles get ready for the alds while the ravens get set to take on the chiefs. >> coming up at 11:30 a.m. on 11 tv hill, i had an opportunity to interview dr. dellenua.
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and rachel foote is here to tell us how her hip was saved and allison buckhalter is here to tell us about journey home. eggs, bacon, and pancakes.
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>> now, 11 sports. >> when buck showalter has a gut feeling, it's usually worked out pretty well this season, most recently tapping joe saunders to against the rangers in the wild card game. now buck has decided to give the ball to jason hammel in game one of the alds tonight against the yankees even though hammel hasn't started a game in nearly a month because of a nagging knee injury. a great scene at camden yards yesterday, postseason fever everywhere around the ballpark as the team got in a light workout. the orioles won half of their 18 games against the yankees this season so even though new york
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has starpower and is used to being here, the birds don't want to play second fiddle to anyone. >> you know, i don't think we are really too concerned here. we are not comparing record throughout the history but this year and we are ready to go and ready to put our team out there against anybody this year. >> baseball fans always root for the underdog and that's how we are perceived but we don't see ourselves that way. we are here for a reason. we are a good baseball team and the guys in the clubhouse know that and we don't care what anybody else thinks. >> this time of year the ravens usually have attention to themselves but sharing time with the orioles is a good thing and the ravens don't care as long as they keep on winning. their next test is this afternoon against the chiefs in kansas city. the ravens have had a 10-day layoff since their win against the browns want the chiefs aren't very good at 1-3 but don't tell that to john harbaugh. the ravens have to to fight to
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the end against the browns and may have to do the same versus the chiefs. >> it's not college football. every team in this league is really, really good and if you understand that, you have a chance to find a way to win when you're -- we are a very good team, too. that, younderstand find a way to win games against everybody. if you don't understand that, you have no chance in the league. >> i'm greg tollen. >> a utah man called police to report a break-in but officers couldn't find evidence of a crime. >> the man realized it was a familiar face making mysterious phone calls. >> bruce gardiner's cell phone raining just before 9:00 in the morning. the caller i.d. showed a familiar number, his house. >> i knew nobody was home so i answered it. >> what he heard on the other end of the line was so startling, he immediately left work and called police. no one was talking but the sounds were worth a million words. >> you could hear banging
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around, rifling around, scratching. >> my mind immediately went to, i'm being robbed. >> police converged on his residence, searched the place and didn't find a thing. the doors and windows all locked, nothing was gone. >> i've heard of strange things. this ranks right up there with something i've never heard happening before. >> to make it more strange, gardner and the cops couldn't find the cordless home phone that made the call so the homeowner did a little digging. he went to the backyard and called back the number that placed the mysterious call. >> i could hear the ring and i started going towards the sound and i found it out here in the garden. the cull brit was maya, the family's 4-year-old lab. she had taken the phone and made it her personal line. >> in the midst of chewing it on, hit redial, called the man's cell phone and the dog buried
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the phone in the garden. >> mystery solved and lesson learned. >> don't leave things out here, you know, that i don't want eaten up. >> gardner is relieved no one was robbing him and the worst thing that will happen is time for maya in the doghouse. >> that is hilarious. >> dog gone good time with that phone. >> 5:55 at 48 degrees at the airport. >> a 15-year rate but we will show you how businesses are gearing up for the o's postseason adventure. >> we will play baseball in baltimore this evening but it's going to feel like football weather. we will check the seven-day coming up.
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>> this is a wbal tv-11 editorial with president and general manager dan joerres. >> it's time to lace up the running shoes and grab your bib number. in just a week, 27,000 runners from around the world will hit the streets of baltimore for the annual baltimore running festival. the race has blossomed to a full morning that features something for everyone ages 1 to 86. from avid runners, to half
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marathoners, 5-kers and a fun run, it offers a challenging course and powers tourism in our town. the international field includes runners from 24 countries and every state in the u.s. last year's men champion will return to defend his title and take home the $25,000 prize. the race is expected to generate more than $30 million in economic impact to the city. wbal is proud to be the official television station of the festival and will provide live coverage. to sign up to run, log on to wbal.com.
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>> i'm jennifer franciotti. >> and i'm lisa robinson. our top stories in a moment. first let's look outside with meteorologist tony pann. >> i wish i had better news for the game tonight. it's not going to be raining the game but the temperatures -- 40's and 50's? >> wear your orioles snuggy. >> you need snuggies and blankets tonight. rain shouldn't be a big deal but temperatures are the major weather headlines. 51 at the airport and it's not going to move much today because we will have rain coming in here so maybe a few more degrees, sneaking into the mid 50's this afternoon. rain showers showing up on h.d. doppler. nothing in baltimore right now but rain showers catching up to us. mostly cloudy, chilly, chance for off-and-on rain showers, high temperatures in the mid 50's. if you're going to the o's game, at the beginning of the game, it will be the low 50's and by the end of the game, it may be the 40's. be prepared for that. we will check the seven-day in a
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few minutes. >> our big story this morning, a huge sunday for baltimore sports fans, really going to have to pace ourselves today because the ravens take on the kansas city chiefs today at 1:00 at arrowhead. >> but the main event is something we've not seen in 15 years, orioles baseball in october. the o's take on the new york yankees tonight. buck showalter has tapped jason hammel to take the mound against c.c. sabathia. this year against the birds, sabathia hasn't seemed like much of an ace with an 0-2 record in three starts at camden yards. game time is 6:00. >> the players certainly not the only ones getting ready for tonight's big game. as george lettis explains, so are the long-suffering fans who waited a decade and a half for this day to arrive.
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>> camden yards is getting dressed up for playoff pageantry. the buntings in the warehouse. and all along the stands in foul territory. the postseason sign was painted in the grass and shows up all over the ballpark. television crews are setting up cameras along the lower and upper decks, allowing viewers to see more angles of the game. all this preparation started hours after fans went crazy after friday night's win. by saturday's daylight, it was still the talk of the town. >> it's a good thing for the city. we were out last night. everyone was going wild. i haven't seen the city this pumped up since the ravens games or 1997. >> this local sportswear design shop worked all night to print the new playoff victory t-shirts and get them on the racks for eager fans. >> we know it's going to be crazy before we got here 7:00 in the morning, people were waiting to open up. we opened up at 8:00. but we opened up early. >> bars and restaurants have begun setting up barriers for
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the crowds that won't be in the ballpark for sunday's game. security experts are strategize for what will be a busy beginning of the week. it will seem like opening day all over again. >> opening day is pretty large needless to say and we are hoping it will be a miniature opening day. >> pickle pub and area businesses expect to cash in. >> i had months to plan for opening day. i have 24 hours to plan for this. it's exciting. if you're going to have a problem, that's a good problem to have. >> george lettis, wbal. >> state health officials have identified a third marylander who developed meningitis after receiving a tainted steroid injection last month. no specific information will be released about that patient but the department of health and hygiene confirms the case friday. nationwide, the centers for disease control says the outbreak has spread to more than 60 people across nine states. two of those cases were in maryland and one was fatal.
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>> baltimore city police are investigating an overnight shooting in northeast baltimore. officers received a call just before 4:00 a.m. sending them to the 3400 block of dudley avenue. that's where they found a man suffering from a gunshot wound. no word on his condition this morning. and anne arundel county police found 50-year-old nick guttleman sr. in the 6000 block of richie highway just after 9:00 friday night after being involved in a fight. he was rushed to the hospital and died later that night. the cause of death was not immediately determined but police are investigating this as a homicide and are asking anyone with information to give them a call. baltimore city police have identified the officers involved in a pursuit that ended with gunfire early thursday. 17 year veteran stephen sistek and 4-your veteran steven dorn were called to the 1500 block of east lanvale street. police say the suspect pulled a gun and one of the officers shot and missed the suspect. he ran but was later arrested. the two officers are on
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administrative leave. baltimore aquatic club has resigned after allegations of inappropriate conduct with a female athlete more than 30 years ago. to the baltimore sun," the club reported the coach, who has not been identified, to swimming authorities after they were aware of the allegation last fall. the alleged incident happened back in 1975. the club contacted baltimore county authorities. it's unclear if charges have been filed. hundreds of student protestors held a rally at the university of maryland college park yesterday in support of the state's dream act. >> up, up on education! >> down, down for deportation. >> the dream act is the controversial ballot question that, if approved, would allow tuition for in-state immigrants. opponents say the law would be a financial burden on the state. they collected signatures to force the issue on to the
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november ballot. a recent poll of more than 800 registered voters found that 58% support the measure and 34% oppose it. >> hundreds of volunteers were hard at work in baltimore saturday for the annual day of service. the ricky myers day of service is run by the non-profit civic works, the 10th year for the event. volunteers helped plant gardens, clean up parks and sort through donated goods. >> the main focus of our day and focus of ricky myers life was to celebrate volunteerism and that's what makes a day like today when 400 of us get together really special. >> since its inception, close to 30,000 people have volunteered with civic works. >> time right now, 6:06. 48 degrees at the airport. parts of the country, we haven't felt the effects of fall that much. how the weather is impacting folks in the midwest. >> amazing video as a truck crashes into a store, nearly missing the clerk. after the break, we will tell you what the driver did next.
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>> first, a live look outside. tony has the 11 insta-weather plus forecast after the break. [ bonnie ] i felt, with sensitive teeth, i had limits put on me.
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choosy moms choose jif. >> now, your 11 insta-weather plus forecast with meteorologist tony pann. >> welcome back, the time is 6:10, 51 degrees at the airport, 56 downtown and temperatures won't move much today, maybe sneaking up just a couple of from that point. we have been enjoying summerlike temperatures the last couple of days, about to come to an end. the jet stream is digging way down to the south here over the next couple of days. whenever you see the jet stream is south of us, the temperatures will be below average. ripples of low pressure traveling along the jet stream giving us off-and-on chances of light rain over the next couple of days. the cold air in the midwest sliding to the east and just starting to arrive here in maryland. we managed to dip into the low 40's in northern suburbs. 43 in taneytown, 53 in parkville
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and 48 in jarrettsville. with the clouds thickening, it will be difficult for temperatures to move through the day today. skies were clear and that allowed temperatures to drop. we have an area of low pressure passing south of us so light rain on the eastern shore counties, sprinkles back into mountains. so off-and-on light rain showers or sprinkles possible during the day today, not heavy rain but not good news at the o's game this evening. the forecast today, mostly cloudy, chance for a few rain showers. high temperatures will hold in the mid 50's so if you're going to the game this evening, temperatures start in the low 50's but rain showers tapering off during the early part of the game. if there are light rain showers or sprinkles in the beginning of the game, it will taper off. by the end of the game, temperatures dropping into the 40's so while maybe not taking an umbrella, take winter gear as
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far as the coat goes because it will be chilly for baseball in baltimore. the forecast the next couple of days, we will keep the theme going, increasing clouds tomorrow, high of 59. sprinkles possible late in the day. dry tuesday, showers possible wednesday and friday but the theme is cooler temps. average high, 69, 70. we will be below that mark into the beginning of next weekend. >> be glad you're not in chicago or michigan. runners in this morning's chicago marathon will have to contend with cold. saturday evening, lows dropped into the mid 30's overnight. there are freeze warnings in parts of illinois and folks in upper michigan saw their first snow of the season with strong winds adding insult to injury. police say 23 were hurt when a bus overturned on an interstate exit ramp in northern new jersey on saturday.
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eight of the injured passengers were in critical condition after that early-morning crash in wayne although none of those injuries are considered life threatening. state police say the bus was traveling from canada with 57 people on board and right now it's not known what caused the accident. >> a surveillance camera captured images inside a california liquor store has a truck came crashing through the wall. it jolted everyone behind the store as the man behind the wheel tried to make a getaway. >> the owner of k.d. liquors was behind the register, helping customers. then, the impact. the entire force of an out-of-control pickup truck came through the store front shattering glass and liquor bottles. >> it was insane. >> the customer at the register who only gave his first name had to help the owner who became pinned between the shelf and his counter. reached in my pocket to give the money and the next thing i
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knew i'm flying backwards. >> the store recorded video of the truck. witnesses said the driver had a passenger with them. >> their eyes were huge like what just happened. >> after the crash, the outside cameras stopped recording. what you don't see, witnesses say, is the truck backing out and leaving. >> just peeled right out. >> today a store clerk says the owner is still in the hospital. remarkably, he had only minor injuries and look how close he came to getting hit. this is where they boarded up the store front. two feet away is the cash register where he was standing. the license plate number and vehicle description was used to locate 48-year-old robert wayne ring who they say was under the influence. >> where did they find him? >> glad they got him. that is crazy stuff. up next this morning, noted for his stunning view, an 18th
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century architecture, which baltimore neighborhood was the best in the nation. >> can someone work out the kinks, with a bunch of new smart phones hitting the market, there are old but important problems you can sll encounter. >> and the latest computer scam involves hackers hol
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>> with a new line of smart phones hitting the market, there are old yet important problems you can still encounter with smart phones, problems for which no one's come up with solutions yet. >> two huge drawbacks remain as prevalent today as they did when we first started using smartphone. number one, the money we are paying to use them. >> 46% of those surveyed actually pay $100 or more each month on their phone bill. >> a survey by jackie warwick's
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couponcabin.com found some would rather stay connected than eat. >> 21% of those surveyed spend more on their mobile plan each month than they do on groceries. >> she says smart use of smart phones means to closely examine each bill each month, which leads to issue number two, as more americans go mobile, so are hackers and thieves. >> while mobile threats have been fairly small historically, we are seeing cyber crimes shift to the mobile world. >> dave cole at symantec says security software for smart phones is woefully lacking but a solution exists. >> password protect is the single most important thing you can do. with so much personal data on the phone or even a tablet device, you absolutely need to password protect the device. >> by all means, he says, install or enable the remote function on your
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smartphone, chris clackum, wbal tv-11 news. >> time to look back and look ahead at the week on wall street. deborah koustron has the weekend bloomberg business report. >> target isn't playing around when it comes to going after toy sales. starting next sunday, it will showcase the top 20 toys of the holiday season in the main aisle of stores so they're easier to find. each toy will also have a q.r. code so smartphone users can buy them instantly and have them shipped for free anywhere in the u.s. speaking of spending, people are seeking deals earlier this holiday shopping season. a survey found 40% of consumers begin their shopping before november and a lot of them are looking for deals given that the majority of those surveyed say they are very concerned about the economy. sam's club is offering free women's health and vision screenings next saturday from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at all sam's club locations with a
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pharmacy including thyroid, cholesterol and glucose tests, and they're giving away 20,000 breast self exam kits and best buy's geek squad is e bay and conducting trials at target stores as the company tries to find new ways to generate revenue. you can go to ebay for 24-hour geek squad support. and that's a look at business at the new york stock exchange, deborah koustron with the bloomberg on the weekend report for wbal tv-11 news. >> a baltimore neighborhood, fells point, ranked as one of the top 10 places to live in the u.s. the agency noted fells point for stunning views of the inner harbor, impressive architecture and streets bustling with
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>> it's like a digital form of kidnapping, your computer data held by ransom by hackers using ransom aware. >> aware -- ware. >> it's showing up in a local form with a virus claiming to be from the comptroller's was on. >> steve merryfield owns a high-end sporting goods shop. he had been preparing to sell it. all the records for potential buyers stored on his computer server. so merryfield was more than concerned when he realized all of his data had been frozen. >> the last words i remember is, this is not good. >> it turned out hackers had taken control of his machine and flashed a message, for $3,000, merryfield could have his data back but he'd have to fork over an additional 1,000 dollars for each week he didn't comply the
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he was a victim of ransom ware. >> it you ever heard the term ransom ware before? >> no. and i can say that it's appropriately named. you feel victimized. you feel helpless. >> ransom ware is so pervasive that it prompted the f.b.i. to put out a warning. the bury -- bureau is getting dozens of complaints a day. >> it's one of the more destructive malwares. >> bruce snow says hackers use such sophisticated methods, it's virtually impossible to recover your data. it's believed most are operating overseas. one reason some apparently fall for the scam is the messages look like they're from the government, accusing users of things like child pornography it. >> frightens people and preys on their fear. >> in retrospect, the amount of
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grief this will cause us would have been well worth the ransom but that wasn't the approach we took. >> steve merryfield never paid the ransom nor did he get his data back even after taking his computer to experts in the industry. >> after 10 days of diligence, they regret to inform me that they cannot recover the data. >> in many cases, you can remove the virus by performing a system restore to a date prior to the infection but in other cases the virus cannot be removed. i hate viruses on computers, it never ends well. >> 6:26 and tony, wet at the airport? >> it's 51. >> warming up. no, it's not. coming up, we will look at the top stories. >> while the president is embracing recent economic news, mitt romney is on the attack for failed policies he says stifle growth. we will have details.
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>> it's not a exactly baseball weather we are talking about in the seven-day forecast. >> coming up at 11:30, i had the opportunity to interview dr. dellenua on how the reuben institute at sinohospital is saving lives. rachel foote is here to tell us how her hip was saved and allison buckhalter is here to tell us about journey home, baltimore's plan to end homelessness.
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>> you're watching wbal tv-11, live, local, late breaking. this is 11 news sunday morning. >> welcome back to 11 news sunday morning. >> we will get to our top stories in a minute but first, big sports day today. we have purple, we have orange. >> it's difficult to know how to dress. >> it's a good problem to have. >> do orange and purple match?
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apparently they do because you're pulling it off. >> it's what's in your heart, tony. >> you can carry the spirit in your heart. today i think you're not going to see many colors underneath because people will be in jackets going to the game with temperatures in the 40's and 50's this evening for the o's game and we will not be much warmer than that. right now, 51 degrees and clouds and rain showers moving in. scattered light rain showers off and on during the day. the big weather story is the change in the temperatures. we have been enjoying summerlike conditions the last several days but today our high is expected to be about 55. today, the o's game will start in the 50's but drop into the 40's by the end of the game. we will talk with her that and check the seven-day coming up. >> on a day we are used to seeing ravens purple, we will see plenty of orange for the
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orioles as the o's host their first playoff game at camden yards in more than 15 years. jason hammel takes the hill tonight against yankees ace c.c. sabathia, game time is 6:00. state health officials have identified a third marylander who developed meningitis after receiving a tainted steroid injection last month. the maryland department of health and mental hygiene confirmed the case saturday. nationwide, the centers for control and prevention says that the outbreak has spread to more than 60 people across nine states. two of those cases are here in maryland and one of them fatal. baltimore city police have identified the officers involved in a pursuit that ended in gunfire early thursday. 17-year veteran stephen sistek and 4-year veteran steven dorn were called to the 1500 block of east lanvale street. police say the suspect pulled a gun and one of the officers shot and missed the suspect who ran
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but was later arrested. the two officers are on administrative leave. >> less than a month until voters go to the polls, bringing this presidential campaign season to an end. and between mitt romney's strong debate performance and a slight drop in the unemployment numbers, there have been some game changing twists this week and peter alexander has the latest from the campaign trail. >> after a week that re-energized republicans and reinvigorated the race, president obama is trying to blunt mitt romney's momentum, embracing the unemployment news. >> more americans are entering the work force, more americans are getting jobs. >> but romney hasn't ceded ground, last night attacking the president for what he calls failed policy that is stifle growth. >> the participation of our adults in the workforce were the same at the time he was elected,
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our unemployment rate would be 11%. >> $181 million funds raised by the obama in september. with romney collecting more than $12 million following the debate. >> both sides will have a tremendous amount of money down the final stretch of this campaign, particularly that obama $1 81 million, allowing them potentially to compete one-on-one with the republican money. >> romney facing lingering questions about recent assertions. >> pre-existing conditions are faced under my plan. >> including his medical plan would cover those who already have medical problems. it was clarified that that would be left up to states. >> governor romney was fact checked by his own campaign. >> to counter efforts to frame the republican nominee an
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out-of-touch executive, romney talked more about his own story, including his friendship with a teenager diagnosed diagnosed wih leukemia. >> this is ann romney calling. >> today, romney's wife visited campaign supporters at a phone bank in florida. >> are you getting feedback about the debate? >> that was peter alexander reporting. >> a new state-of-the-art medical facility for the maryland international guard. we will take you to the ground breaking. >> and a texas hospital says it's the first to have special smart tv's in hospital rooms. more on the new high-tech hospital. >> we've got chilly temperatures in the seven-day forecast. we will show you that coming up after this short break.
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>> now, your 11 insta-weather plus forecast with meteorologist tony pann. >> welcome back, the time is 6:37, 51 degrees at the airport, 56 downtown. chilly to start and we are not going to move much with the temperatures heading through the day today so what you see is what you get. a big change from the summerlike conditions we have been enjoying the last several days. let's talk more about this as we head through the middle portion of the week, the jet stream will dip to the south. whenever you see a weather setup like this, you know temperatures around baltimore will be chilly when the jet stream dives south of us. in addition, pieces of energy ripple through the jet stream, giving us off-and-on chances for light rain during the week coming up. the rain will not be the big focus of the weather headlines, but it will be the change in the temperatures. temperatures in the 20's and 30's across the northern plains will dip towards us and colder air arriving in maryland.
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51 at the airport, 49 in catonsville and 43 in taneytown and with clouds thickening, it will be difficult for the temperatures to move much during the day today so with cloud cover around, maybe four or five degrees from where we are currently and then dropping off this evening so if you're going to the o's game, you need winter gear. scattered showers, not a big deal but passing light rain showers from time to time. not a steady rain, they'll come through for a couple of hours and then drift outside. the rain won't be a huge obstacle outside today but it will be chilly. mostly cloudy the forecast today, chance for off-and-on rain showers, high temperatures expected in the mid 50's and sunrise 7:09 p.m. at the beginning of the game around 6:00 tonight, temperatures in the low to mid 50's downtown. any scattered showers should be ending. there could be showers and sprinkles beginning the game but
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not a big deal. it will be chilly and by the end of the game, 9:30 to 10:00 p.m., 40's soures in the football weather to say the least in baltimore this evening. seven-day forecast, 59 for a high tomorrow, maybe sprinkles late in the day, close to 70 by wednesday, probably the warmest day of the week. >> in this morning's medical alert, a new state-of-the-art medical facility for the maryland national guard. >> 3, 2, 1! >> crews broke ground this week on the 31,000 square foot headquarters. the project cost nearly $12 million and provides space for offices, treatment rooms and for medical and dental exams, also a command section. construction should be complete by june of 2013.
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it seems like everyone is going high-tech and hospitals are no exception. we report from a state-of-the-art hospital offering new technology hoping to make stays easier. >> if all you see is an ordinary hospital room, wait until you get inside. >> we have our realtime location system. >> kathleen cox is the project consultant with health alliance and this is a location software used to track equipment, nurses and you. >> if you arrive and your patient is not in the bed, we can tell you if they're in surgery or in therapy. >> and then there's this, a smart tv. >> we are the first hospital in the country to have this device and on it the patient from here can access their medical health record and know what procedures they're having today. >> they can also call a nurse and watch tv. the digital room sign you'll find as you enter the room is unique because after finding that no one made one, they
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invented it. when you're wheeled in, it lists not only your name and doctor but also important characteristics nurses need to know before entering like infections or if you're a fall risk. all of that will be documented on the sign instead of via a sticker or paper sign outside of the door. it will be clear for the staff. any special treatment the patient needs before they enter the room. >> they also have an android and iphone app that helps you find parking lots and wherever it is you're going inside. >> that looks pretty cool. >> still ahead, maryland is one of three states to receive millions in federal dollars. after the break, what the money will go towards. >> for a year, they communicated through a computer. up next, we are there for their emotional homecoming.
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is question seven. >> in this morning's education alert, maryland is getting almost $2 million from the federal government to improve its statewide testing program, paying for a project that will make common core projects for accessible to students. school safety is a timely coppic -- topic in baltimore county as the district looks to improve learning after a high-profile shooting. >> top administrators are taking
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a closer look at safety. >> in his own words, george roberts, the principal at perry hall high school, told his story about what happened on the morning of august 27. to a room full of administrators and teachers, the story of how one student fired two shots in the school cafeteria, one of them wounding daniel beroy. >> i get emotions welling up because it was so emotional that day because of the effect on the students and the teaches and parents. >> what he shared hit home for many of those who showed up at the safe school conference. >> it was nerve-racking. as he was telling us what was i could feel the hairs on my arm going up, i could feel the tears coming because i can feel myself in that situation. >> what happened at perry hall and two weeks later at stemmers
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run middle school where a student showed up to class with a loaded handgun, has put principals on notice. >> this is not a september topic. this is every day, every month we talk about emergency situations and safety. >> and the role of brave teachers who, in both cases, did their best to protect children. the head of student support services says they went beyond the call of duty and school system policy. >> we normally say do not try to disarm a person because it's very dangerous not only for the person trying to disarm but those in surrounding areas. a gun goes off accidentally during the disarmament so it is not our protocol to try to disarm. obviously, human nature says, protect young children and certain people do what they have to do. >> and that was tim tooten reporting this. next story you never get tired of hearing, a truly special
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homecoming for a young boy and his father. >> after being deployed in afghanistan for a year, staff sergeant kelvin sanders surprised his son just before the game. >> he's amped upped and excited and i wanted him to have the full experience of a welcome home. >> the name of staff sergeant kelvin sanders was called before the coin toss. it was the first time the father and son saw each other without a computer screen in a year. >> i saw xavier's face light up and he was so surprised. >> it's pretty tough. real emotional. so, i don't know. turned out pretty good. >> those who saw it were moved, as well. >> it's just beautiful. something i've always seen on tv but never had a chance to see in person. makes me proud to be an american and i feel very privileged. >> now his dad says the privileges will go to xavier,
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another reason for him to keep dancing. >> whatever he want to do, wherever he want to go eat, wherever he want to play, let him enjoy himself. >> we play on the week and we played board games. >> it's definitely going to be a whole new world for xavier to see his dad constantly. >> cute! good for them. >> stay with us, more news coming up on 11 news sunday morning. >> i'm greg toland. the orioles get ready for the alds while the ravens get set to take on the chiefs. >> coming up at 11:30 i'm on 11 tv hill, i had the opportunity to interview dr. dellenua on how the reuben institute at sinai hospital is saving lives one limb at a time and rachel foote is here to tell us how her hip was saved and allison buckhalter is here to tell us about journey home, baltimore's 10-year plan to end homelessness.
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saunders to pitch against the rangers in the wild card game. now buck has decided to give the ball to jason hammel in game one of the alds tonight against the yankees even though hammel hasn't started a game in nearly a month because of a nagging knee injury. a great scene at camden yards yesterday, postseason fever everywhere around the ballpark as the team got in a light workout. the orioles won half of their 18 games against the yankees this season so even though new york has the starpower and is used to being here, the birds don't want to play second fiddle to anyone. >> you know, i don't think we are really too concerned here. we are not comparing record throughout the history but this year and we are ready to go and ready to put our team out there against anybody this year. >> baseball fans always root for the underdog and that's how we are perceived but we don't see ourselves that way. we are here for a reason. we're a good baseball team and the guys in the clubhouse know that and we don't care what anybody else thinks. we're going to go out and have fun, lay it all on the line.
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>> this time of year the ravens usually have attention to themselves but sharing time with the orioles is a good thing and the ravens don't care as long as they keep on winning. their next test is this afternoon against the chiefs in kansas city. the ravens have had a 10-day layoff since their win against the browns. like cleveland, the chiefs aren't very good at 1-3, but don't tell that to john harbaugh. the ravens had to fight to the end against the browns and may have to do the same against the chiefs. >> it's not college football. every team in this league is really, really good and if you understand that, you have a chance to find a way to win when you're -- we are a very good team, too. when you understand that, you find a way to win games against everybody. if you don't understand that, you have no chance in the league. >> i'm greg toland. i hope you have a great sunday. >> it's actually going to be a tough game today against the chiefs. they're a pretty good team but i think the ravens will come out on top and it's neat all week seeing ravens players dressed up in orange shirts, buckle up shirts, as they've been giving
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press conferences. >> it's a great economic boost for the area. two oregon families look forward to getting long-lost memories back. >> authorities had been trying to find the owners of two stolen cameras. the families identified their lost pictures after a local news report showed the photos. carrie tomlinson shows us how it came together. >> she was brand new to the world, mystery baby number one in first days of life. at last, these pictures are going home. >> so i got a call from a friend that was like i think i just saw you on the news and i was, like, oh, my gosh, that's my baby. >> melony is the mystery baby's mom. here, out for their first-ever stroll and this mystery baby -- >> i think i have more hair. >> is adriana, now 6 years old. >> it's crazy. >> the thief took the camera from the family car in their driveway in tyingert in the summer of 2006. >> found the camera and it was like oh, i think we will steal
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this. >> the pictures gone forever almost. it's a really special thing, amazing pictures from her first couple of days of life and everybody came together to reunite us with it, it's really good. >> the mystery baby number two, the key was the tile; visible in this picture on her facebook page. >> i spotted this pink line running through the white tile and i thought somebody else has that same hideous tile that i have and i'm like, wait, hold on, that's a picture of my gracie. >> gracie's mother, lori, also lived in tygert. gracie was 3 months old then. >> who's baby pictures? >> mine. >> now she's in the first grade. for both families, the images were missing pieces of their lives. >> where is she? >> family history now together once again. >> my gosh, it's great. no doubt about it. this was the most exciting
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moment. i can't even tell you. because it renews your faith in anything can happen. >> so the one camera went missing from the driveway. i don't know where the other went missing from but thank goodness they got them back. >> i need to rewind and watch that again. watch it after 8:00. >> 6:56 right now. chilly at the airport. here's a look ahead at our 11 news sunday morning. >> chilly? it's 51. a new study shows an increased use of pot among teens. we will tell you why and how the drug negativively impacts i.q. levels. >> and lending a helping hand. big brothers, big sisters team up with under armour to discuss their biggest little tailgate party. >> and raw sushi in the kitchen. >> and news, weather and sports when 11 news sunday morning continues.
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>> this is a wbal tv-11 editorial with president and general manager dan joerres. >> it's time to lace up the running shoes and grab your bib number. in just a week, 27,000 runners from around the world will hit the streets of baltimore for the 12th annual baltimore running festival. since its inception in 2001, the race has blossomed to a full morning that features something for everyone ages 1 to 86. from avid runners who log 26.2 miles, to half marathoners,
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5-k-ers and the fun run, it offers a challenging course and powers tourism in our town. the international field includes runners from 24 countries and every state in the u.s. last year's men champion will return to defend his title and take home the $25,000 prize. the race is expected to generate more than $30 million in economic impact to the city. and an additional million dollars for charity. wbal is proud to be the official television station of the festival and will provide live exclusive coverage. for more information and even to sign up to run in the festival, log on to wbaltv.com.
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>> you're watching wbal tv-11, live, local, late breaking. [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] >> and welcome to 11 news sunday morning, i'm lisa robinson. >> and i'm jennifer franciotti. i think fans will be on fire tonight and won't care how cold it is at the standup. >> standup -- stadium. >> they'll need that fire. we have been enjoying summerlike temperatures the last several days so this is a shocker when you're out there today and especially this evening at the game. currently it's 51 degrees at the airport, partly cloudy skies and of light little bit rain starting to show up, increasing as we head through the day but right now light rain showers and sprinkles around. the rain will not be the major weather headline, but it will be the change of temperatures. the high temperatures only in
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the mid 50's. the other day we were near 80 and if you're going to the game tonight, temperatures start out in the low 50's but wind up in the 40's by the end of the game. rain tapering off. if you're going, take the winter gear, a big, heavy jacket to start and finish the game. when we return, we will check the seven-day forecast going through next week. >> our big story this morning, a huge sunday for baltimore sports fans beginning with the ravens taking on the kansas city chiefs at arrowhead. >> but the main event is something we haven't seen in 15 years, orioles baseball in october and game one of the american league divisional playoff series gets underway tonight as the o's take on the yankees. buck showalter has tapped jason hammel to take the mound against yankees ace c.c. sabathia. this year against the birds,
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sabathia has an 0-2 record in three starts at camden yards. the players aren't the only ones getting ready for the big game. so are the fans who have waited a decade and a half to enjoy this ride. >> camden yards is getting dressed up for playoff pageantry. the buntings in the warehouse and all along the stands in foul territory. major league baseball's famous postseason sign was painted in the grass and shows up all over the ballpark. television crews are setting up cameras along the lower and upper decks, allowing viewers to see more angles of the game. all this preparation started hours after fans went crazy after friday night's win. by saturday's daylight, it was still the talk of the town. >> it's a good thing for the city. we were out last night. everyone was going wild. i haven't seen the city this pumped up since the ravens games or 1997. >> this local sportswear design shop worked all night to print the new playoff victory
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t-shirts and get them on the racks for eager fans. >> we know it's going to be crazy before we got here 7:00 in the morning, people were waiting to open up. we open up at 8:00. but we opened up early. >> bars and restaurants have begun setting up barriers for the crowds that won't be in the ballpark for sunday's game. security experts are strategizing for what will be a busy beginning of the week. it will seem like opening day all over again. >> opening day is pretty large needless to say and we are hoping it will be a miniature opening day. we are expecting a lot of people and big turnout. >> pickles pub and area businesses expect to cash in. >> i had months to plan for opening day. i have 24 hours to plan for this. it's exciting. if you're going to have a problem, that's a good problem to have. >> george lettis, wbal. >> state health officials have identified a third marylander who developed meningitis after receiving a tainted steroid injection last month. no specific information will be released about that patient but the department of health and
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hygiene confirms the case on saturday. nationwide, the centers for disease control says the outbreak has spread to more than 60 people across nine states. two of those cases were in maryland and one was fatal. >> baltimore city police are investigating an overnight shooting in northeast baltimore. officers received a call just before 4:30 a.m., sending them to the 3400 block of dudley avenue. that's where they found a man suffering from a gunshot wound. no word on his condition this morning. anne arundel county police found 50-year-old nick guttleman sr. in the 6000 block of richie highway just after 9:00 friday night after being involved in a fight. he was rushed to the hospital and died later that night. the cause of death was not immediately determined but police are investigating this as a homicide and are asking anyone with information to give them a call. baltimore city police have identified the officers involved in a pursuit that ended with gunfire early thursday. 17-year veteran stephen sistek
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and 4-your veteran steven dorn were called to the 1500 block of east lanvale street. police say the suspect pulled a gun and one of the officers shot and missed the suspect. he ran but was later arrested. the two officers are on administrative leave. >> a veteran coach at the north baltimore aquatic club has resigned after allegations of inappropriate conduct with a female athlete more than 30 years ago. according to the "baltimore sun," the club reported the coach, who has not been identified, to swimming authorities after they were aware of the allegation last fall. the alleged incident happened back in 1975. the club contacted baltimore county authorities. it's unclear if charges have been filed. hundreds of student protestors held a rally at the university of maryland college park yesterday in support of the state's dream act. >> up, up for education! >> down, down for deportation. >> the dream act is the controversial ballot question that, if approved, would allow in-state tuition rates for illegal immigrants.
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those immigrants would have to attend a maryland perry hall high school for at least three years and prove they or their parents pay state taxes. opponents say the law would be a financial burden on the state. they collected signatures to force the issue on to the november ballot. a recent poll of more than 800 registered voters found that 58% support the measure and 34% oppose it. >> hundreds of volunteers were hard at work in baltimore saturday for the annual day of service. the annual ricky myers day of service is run by the non-profit civic works, the 10th year for the event. volunteers helped plant gardens, clean up parks and sort through donated goods. >> the main focus of our day and focus of ricky myers life was to celebrate volunteerism and that's what makes a day like today when 400 of us get together really special. >> since its inception, close to 30,000 people have volunteered with civic works. 7:06 and 51 degrees at the airport. a new study reveals pot use his
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increased among teens. >> and an army veteran thought he was a shoo-in for a new position. coming up, the policy that kicked him out of the running. >> and the insta-weather plus forecast coming up. beep-bop-boop-bop boop-beep. [monotone] she says, "switch to progressive and you could save hundreds." call or click today.
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>> the 11 insta-weather plus forecast with tony pann. >> welcome back. the time is 7:10. 51 degrees at the airport. big changes on tap for us today and actually for the next couple of days. we have been enjoying summerlike conditions the last several days and now we are going to kind of turn the corner in the other direction. it was just a couple of days ago when we had temperatures close to 80 degrees. today we will be stuck in the 50's. the jet stream will dig way down to the south and whenever you see weather set up like that in the upper levels of the ams, you you -- atmosphere, you know it's
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colder in maryland. we have the possibility of a couple of showers today but all the chilly air bottled in the upper midwest will slide to the east and is starting to do that right now. temperatures have dipped into the 40's in the far northwest suburbs, 46 in taneytown, same thing in parkton. 52 in rock hall. temperatures won't move much today, perhaps three or four degrees from where they are currently, because clouds are thickening. rain will not be a big deal today, just scattered, light, hit-and-miss rain showers from time.o the bigger story is the change in the temperatures but there will be rain during the day today. the forecast, mostly cloudy skies, 40% or 50% chance of rain showers. high temperature between 52 and 57, away below average for this time of time year which is 70. the game starts at 6:00 and in
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the evening down the at camden temperatures in the low to mid 50's at that time and rain showers tapering off. through the game, dry by the ninth inning but temperatures by 9:30 p.m. in the 40's. so be prepared for that tonight. temperature-wise, getting a little warmer but not much tomorrow with a high of 59, sprinkles late in the day, 60's on tuesday, near 70 on wednesday, probably the warmest the week. temperatures staying below average throughout beginning of next weekend. >> an army veteran's tattoos have left him out of the running for an airport police position in tampa. >> josh green explains the reasons. >> i got these two in hawaii. >> james lyle's arm. >> it's a tribute to them. tell the story of his last nine years in the army. >> two buddies of mine, they were really good buddies of
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mine, that passed away. >> the former military police officer thought he would be a shoo-in for traffic job at the airport in tampa. >> i went ahead and applied for it and they said i qualified and the aviation authority gave me a phone call and said you do not qualify and i asked them why and they said because i have tattoos. >> the airport's police departments policy doesn't allow officers to cover tattoos with long sleeves. >> when the policy was put in place in 2005, it was seen as a matter of professionalism, they didn't want anything to distract from the uniforms. >> several other bay area departments have similar policies. applicants must get visible tattoos removed before they can work there. most departments will tell you it boil down to professionalism. >> i think if i'm a professional and if i'm able to cover the tattoos, if they think that's a professional preference, i should be able to have that
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option, to be able to cover them up while i'm working. >> james lyle's story has caused the airport police to re-evaluate and ask that question. the meantime, he promises to fight for what he calls his right of expression and the chance to cover it up if need be. >> interesting take there -- dilemma. big brothers, big sisters team up with the ravens for the fifth annual biggest little tailgate party. >> and new research indicates a pregnant woman's hype blood pressure could impact their child's thinking skills even into old age. >> the latest count from state health officials on the number of people affected by the meningitis
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>> in this morning's medical elite, expecting mothers may need to pay closer attention to
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blood pressure. researchers in finland examined medical record of women who gave birth in the 1930's and 40's and compared that to cognitive tests done on the children later in life. the studies revealed mothers with high blood pressure in pregnancy had children who scored lower. i'm joined by a doctor from st. joseph's medical center here to discuss the long-term use of marijuana among teens and how it affects i.q. levels. this is not just regular pot but fake pot. >> first of all, in all the debate about medical use, legal use of pot, the one thing that's happened is that kids have gotten kind of a mixed message so they're going to grab the message they like which is pot is ok, and the use continually has gone up the last four years to where the levels of pot use
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of kids is higher than we've seen in years. problem is, the pot that's out this is much stronger than we've ever seen in years so what we are seeing are kids getting burned out at a younger age, on top of it, we have this new class of drugs that we call synthetic or fake. k2 spice, bath salts. these are fake drugs that chemists are making to mimic the effect of pot and it's a lot stronger and we are seeing very bizarre things happening. us the different ones we have here. >> this is the k2 which is very popular. you got to remember, these are things you can get on the internet. kids can buy this and have it delivered to their home and what happens is chemists make it and they sell it as incense. >> what? >> when they smoke it, it's a lot stronger than regular pot. >> how is this packaged?
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>> this is packaged as insense and on the back it will say not for human consumption but all the kids know, the youtube videos show it and they buy it, it's delivered to their home but this stuff is not controlled at all so what's in this are chemicals making people literally lose their minds and we are seeing bizarre, violent behavior from these fake drugs and you can buy it in all different forms and again it's -- this one is actually sold as glass cleaner. look at this. it looks like this but this is glass cleaner. it's crazy. >> glass cleaner? >> they're saying that nord get away with being able to sell it as something legal. >> in this package is a vial. >> a little vial and literally they will smoke it like it's pot and the side effects are you hear these bizarre stories of people becoming super violent, canniballistic, losing their
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minds, psychotic, hallucinations and this stuff can be delivered to your home and the government tries to ban the chemicals but the chemists go back and they it and it becomes a cat-and-mouse game and our kids are getting a hold of this. >> are they finding this in stores? >> you can find it in gas stations, 7-eleven's. people are selling it as an incense problem and it's a kat and mouse game of the law. but it's extremely dangerous and kids think it's ok because you can buy it on the internet and parents have to be aware of what their kids are looking at and buying and what's delivered to their home. >> this is lab certified? >> attracting lady bugs. it's crazy. this is the bath salts we hear so much about. and this is mimicking the effect of cocaine but it's a whole new
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class of drugs now where the internet is becoming our big drug dealer so parents have to be super, super aware of what their kids are doing on internet, what their buying, looking at their charge cards in case kids are charging because it's going to come up as incent, incent -- incense, not as k2. >> so it's not incense. >> no, be aware of this stuff. >> and the guy who ate somebody's face in florida, first it was bath salts but they didn't find snevds. >> many of these drugs will not show up on a drug test so while we knew he was using bath salts. >> i thought they said it was pot. >> what showed up was pot because bath salts didn't show up so this is a huge concern for law enforcement and health professionals because we are not even able to know what people are taking because it's not showing up on traditional tests so this is a very dangerous new class of drugs we have to be
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aware of. >> talk to your kids. >> always. >> thanks, mike. don't go away, much more on 11 news sunday morning.
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>> an unarmed university of south alabama student is shot and killed early saturday morning and students woke up with the details of that incident yesterday. >> some on the campus of
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questioning if deadly force was necessary. >> calledden meaner went to high school with gilbert caller and they both ended up at u.s.a. but meaner never imagined the former wrestling athlete would come to such a tragic end. >> you could ask anyone that knew him, he was a great, loving guy, always made people smile, you know, he's not the kind of guy that people knew him and said he would do something like this. everyone from my home town is expressing the same shock that i am right now. we're all very sad that this happened and we're very, very upset. it's just something that no one expected. >> maynor and about a dozen other students attended the news conference outside the police station saturday to try to understand what happened during the early morning hours. they listened as a university
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spokesperson read a statement describing how the naked student reportedly rushed an officer and was ultimately shot and killed. >> it's very, very sad. >> you can still see smudges on the glass where the student banged just before the officer came out. the statement says the officer had his weapon drawn as he ordered collar to halt. some of the students at the news conference live in dorms across from the police station and they department hear anything. one student says they provided no satisfying answers as to why the student was killed. >> it upsets me that there's no other way to apprehend an unarmed student rather than shooting him. that.t understand >> and joshua frye also thinks the officer had other options. >> i feel that the cop had more than a gun and with that being said, he could have used a
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taser, pepper spray, stick, something like that. it could have been handled in a better way. >> that was renee dials reporting. the time right now is 7:27. coming up, we will look at our top story. >> gas prices are going down except in california. what has the price of gasoline soaring? >> and top educators in baltimore county gather for their safe schools conference. >> coming up, i had the opportunity to interview dr. dellenua on how the reuben institute at sinai hospital is saving lives one limb at a time and rachel foote is here to medical us how her hip was saved and allison buckhalter is here to tell us about baltimore's 10-year plan to end homelessness. barnhill: you hear a lot of talk about question seven...
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so let me tell you what i know: if question seven passes, my company's going to... bring table games, like blackjack and poker... right here to baltimore. a twenty-five million dollar investment... that'll create five hundred new jobs. all right here. today, marylanders are spending $500 million gaming... in other states. let's keep it here. i'm chad barnhill, and we're ready to build right here. we're ready, and it's real. and all that has to happen... is question seven. >> you're watching wbal tv-11, live, local, late breaking, this is 11 news sunday morning. >> welcome back to 11 news sunday morning. thanks for joining us. >> our top stories in a moment. first, tony has a look outside. >> it's obviously been a change in the air. a couple of days ago it was 80
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degrees and today we are stuck in the 50's so be prepared for that when you step out, if you're going to the o's game tonight. 51 at airport and the problem is it's not going to move all that much, topping out in the mid 50's. light rain out there this morning, as well, just scattered sprinkles. rain is not the major headline but it's the change in temperatures. mostly cloudy, a chance for a few light showers, high temperatures only in the mid 50's. if you're going to the o's game this evening, it will be in the low 50's to start and dipping into the 40's by the end of the game, at least the rain won't be a big deal but be prepared for chilly temps. seven-day forecast in a few minutes. >> time for a look at what's coming up on "meet the press," david gregory has a preview. new unemployment numbers are out. supposedly this is a boost for the in the how do you see it? >> well, symbolically i think it is. you get unemployment below 8%,
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it hasn't been there for a long time, i think that's important for the president. nobody believes the economy is stronger, maybe the summer wasn't as bad as people thought. but it's still a pretty weak recovery where jobs are too hard come by. that's just a reality. nevertheless, voters going to the polls, is it a sign of recovery at a time when a lot of people are feeling more optimistic about the economy. that's what the white house team is counting on, what the president's counting on and timing matters, as well, because after the debate that was lackluster by the president, it's a chance to try to change that conversation. >> romney has been declared the winner of that debate. is he seeing momentum from that win? >> we will have to wait and see how the polling over the next couple of days reflects the debate. we know over the last couple of weeks we started to see tightening in the national polls and battleground states so you have a tighter race reflecting romney coming out of a horrible
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couple of weeks for his campaign and the debate was a high point. i can't remember before the debate romney creating the kind of momentum in this race than he's created in this face-off with the president. what does he do with the momentum? how does he position himself as he tries to speak to undecided voters and gin up enthusiasm among conservatives. >> you have the former california governor on the show today. are you talking politics or his book? >> we will talk about his personal failings and you'll hear a schwarzenegger you haven't heard so far this week, not a sympathetic figure. we talk about that and his view of politics. >> loved seeing you on the "today show" earlier this week. >> thanks so much. >> and don't forget, you can watch "meet the press" later at
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10:00 right here on wbal tv. >> looking at the more morning'p stories, we are seeing orioles orange around town this morning as the o's host their first playoff game at camden yards in 15 years. the orioles square off against the new york yankees for game one of the a.l. division playoffs tonight. jason hammel will take the hill against yankees' ace c.c. sabathia. game time is 6:00. state health officials have identified a third marylander who developed meningitis after receiving a tainted steroid injection last month. the maryland department of health and mental hygiene confirms the case on saturday and nationwide the c.d.c. says the outbreak has spread to more than 60 people across nine states, two of those cases were in maryland and one was fatal. and new this morning, baltimore city police are investigating an overnight shooting in northeast baltimore. officers received a call just before 4:30 this morning sending
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them to the 3400 block of dudley avenue where they found a man suffering from a gunshot wound. >> slowly but surely, gas prices are dropping everywhere but in california where prices are rising in a dramatic fashion. diana alvar is telling us what's fueling the prices. >> it cost $105 to fill the tank. >> california's average price per gallon climbed 12 cents overnight, matching the state record in june of 2008, it's as high as $5 at a few stations in the state. the national average is lower, $3.81 a gallon but the highest ever for this time of year. and yet, prices are beginning to fall across the country. so why are californians getting hit so hard? >> it was a perfect storm of bad
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events. we had a low supply of gasoline because we are going into the winter formulation blend season and a couple of refinery problems and oil pipeline problem and the wholesale market blew up. >> that created a run on what's left, forcing some stations to shut down last week. when this costco reopened last night, there were long lines. when prices are this high, consumers can expect to feel the pinch in other places, as well. vendors at this farmer's market fear they may have to pass on costs to consumers. >> $20 to $30 extra a trip and that's just to get the produce from the farm to l.a. >> a new pumpkin grower missed setting a world record on saturday but he already set the world record. he's trying to beat just one week ago. ron wallace was named the champ with a pumpkin weighing nearly 1900 pounds. he brought the giant gourd to an annual weigh-off.
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was trying to beat the world record he set last week with a different pumpkin at a different fair. that pumpkin weighed in at 2,009 pounds. wallace says he'll continue growing giant pumpkins. a lot of pumpkin pies. >> pumpkin seeds. still ahead on 11 news, animal rescue joins us with a pet looking for a home. >> and the annual safe school conference. what led to an emotional outpouring by one school principal. >> chilly weather will stick around for a while.
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>> now, your 11 insta-weather plus forecast. >> it's 51 degrees at b.w.i., 56
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downtown at the maryland science center and temperatures won't move much today. keep that in mind if you're going to the o's game this evening. there's going to be rain showers popping up but the big story is the change in the temperatures. the jet stream has managed to dip way down to the south on the east coast, allowing chilly air in the midwest to spill into our region. we've had high temperatures close to 80 a couple of days ago and there's these rip else in the jet stream that will produce light rain showers and sprinkles for us from time to time over the next several days and one going through today. 51 at the airport, down to 46 in taneytown so the northern and western suburbs, temperatures in the 40's. 46 in parkton, 58 in annapolis. bay water temperatures in the 60's so if you're close to the water, it will be warmer for you folks. cloudy skies and temperatures won't have a chance to move. maybe adding four or five degrees into the afternoon and we are seeing rain showers
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popping up on h.d. doppler, just light rain. the rain is not the big story. the big story will be the chilly temperatures after highs close to 80 a couple of days ago. mostly cloudy today, chance for a few rain showers, high temperatures ranging between 52 and 57. the average high is 70 so way below the mark. at the game tonight, game-time temperatures in the low 50's if you're lucky downtown and rain showers tapering off. that's the good news. rain ending, it might be sprinkling at the beginning of the game but around 9:30 or 10:00, temperatures dipping into the 40's so you want the heavier with you, maybe not the umbrella, but certainly heavier gear as far as the coat goes. 59 tomorrow for a high temperature so still chilly on monday, sprinkles in the evening on monday. back into the 60's on tuesday, maybe near 70 on wednesday, the
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warmest day of the week, then dropping into the 60's and we will stay there until the beginning of next weekend. >> school safety is a timely in baltimore county as the district looks to improve learning after a high-profile shooting. >> top administrators taking a closer look at safety procedures. tim tooten has a look at this year's county safety school conference. >> in his own words, george roberts, the principal at perry hall high school, told his story thet what happened on morning of august 27, to a room full of administrators and teachers. the story of how one student fired two shots in the school cafeteria, one of them wounding daniel barao. >> i'd be lying if i said every time i told it i don't get emotions welling up and tears
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welling up because it was so emotional during that day not just because of what happened in the cafeteria but the after-effect. >> what he shared hit home for many who showed up at the safe school conference. >> it was nerve-racking. as he was telling us what was going on, i could feel the hairs on my arm going up. i could feel the tears coming because i can feel myself in that situation. >> what happened at perry hall and two weeks later at stemmers run middle school where a student showed up to class with a loaded handgun, has put principals on notice. >> this is not a september topic. this is every day, every month we talk about emergency situations and safety. >> and the role of brave teachers who, in both cases, did their best to protect children. the head of student support services says they went beyond the call of duty and school system policy. >> we normally say do not try to disarm a person because it's very dangerous not only for the person trying to disarm but
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those in surrounding areas. a gun goes off accidentally during the disarmament so it is not our protocol to try to disarm. obviously, human nature says, protect young children and certain people do what they have to do. >> tim tooten, wbal, tv-11 news. >> stay with us. >> first, here's a look at last night's lottery numbers.
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>> look at that, how could you not want to take him home. time for our pet segment. joining us is phil from animal rescue. i understand you had a big fund-raising event. >> we did dogs day i the park. it was a fantastic event. we had a lot of people from this area show up for the event. >> glad to hear that you were supported. introduce us to your buddy. >> this is fanny, 7 to 8-year-old yorkshire terrier, a puppy mill rescue. >> look at those ears, man. i love that. >> she's a little frightened, her first big outing and she's going to be up for adoption. you can see her on monday, wednesday and friday from 1:00 to 3:00 and saturday from 1:00 to 4:00 and last week, one of her mates that we rescued from the puppy mill found a home.
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>> somebody take fanny home. a beautiful dog. coming from the puppy mill, anything people need to know? >> she's in great health. she's been spayed, had all her shots. the one thing with puppy mill dogs, you need another dog with them. they learn a lot from other dogs and bonded closely with other dogs. you got to be patient with them. it takes more work to housebreak them. >> it's worth it. but if there's a home out there that has another dog that you think would be compatible, that would be the best thing. how do they do that? >> go online, fill out an application online and also come to visit her on the shelter on monday, wednesdays and fridays and saturdays. >> that's animalrescue.org, 410-6 --
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>> call the number on your screen, or go to your website. thank you for coming in, appreciate it. i'm sure you'll get a call and somebody will take her home. that's a beautiful dog. i'll be back with the seven-day forecast in a few minutes. >> right now it's 7:48, 51 degrees at the airport. we are in the 11 news kitchen for sunday brunch coming up. ?o?k
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>> we are just minutes away from nbc's sunday today show and jenna wolf has a preview of
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what's coming up. i understand lester sat down with part of the cast of the "princess bride." >> i did. >> i'm so jealous. >> all he has been saying is it's inconceivable how lucky he was to sit down with the cast. he got the good story this week of the we are going to talk about that. other stories this sunday morning on today, we will have more on the cold weather gripping most of the country from the freezing temperatures in the great plains to texas where it's 25 degrees below normal there. we will get into presidential politics with 30 days to go until the votes are tallied, mitt romney and president obama make their case to voters in key states while bill o'reilly and jon stewart poke fun at their expense. you return home from vacation and go on facebook and see several pictures of teenagers partying inside your house while you were gone. we will hear from the fan -- man
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who found the photos and lester getting a chance to sit down with the cast and director of "the princess bride" as the cult classic turns 25 years old. all that and more when we get started on a sunday morning on "today." have fun storming the castle! >> time for sunday brunch. joining us from raw sushi is rob burnis. >> our head kitchen chef is here to help us demo some of our menu items. our new tacos are part of the new menu with japanese flair to them. i wanted to show you what that's about. what's that? >> from the start, this is our spicy salmon taco, what we will
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show you today. this next one over is the white fish taco, really good. the center one is my favorite, the asian chicken taco, sauteed in sake. and we have our spicy tima taco, which is really good. >> and finally we have our rocking shrimp taco, a fan favorite for sure. >> show us how this is made. >> basically we are going to show you how we make the taco itself. this is rice paper. what's cool about this, it makes a crispy taco, not like a wanton. we grab our fryer basket and put them in the fryer. it's like a mold. we drop that in the fryer and the finished product is this. friday's going to make the taco for us. it's basic ingredients. >> that taco shell is like what
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you would have if you were to get an egg roll? >> sort of except it's all rice paper. usually with egg rolls, you have wanton rappings. this is very crisp and works well with the tacos. she put in lettuce and a japanese radish. now she's adding spicy salmon. the salmon is really fresh and really good, goes really well with the taco. it seems different but it's really, really good. now she's adding rice cracker bits. >> as she finishes that, i'll tell people they can make this at home if they want a copy of the recipe, log on to wbaltv.com, click on food or send a self-addressed stamped envelope to sunday brunch, wbal-tv, 3800 hooper avenue, baltimore maryland 21211. or you can get this at
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trader's joe and make. >> friday, thank you. i love that name. >> that looks way cool right there. chance for light rain showers off on and on today. it will be chilly, the high temperature, 55 degrees. >> thanks for watching, everybody. >> "the today show" is next and we will be back at 8:25 with an update.
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>> this is a wbal tv-11 editorial with president and general manager dan joerres. >> it's time to lace up the running shoes and grab your bib number. in just a week, 27,000 runners from around the world will hit the streets of baltimore for the 12th annual baltimore running festival. since its inception in 2001, the race has blossomed to a full morning that features something for everyone ages 1 to 86. from avid runners who log 26.2 miles, to half marathoners, 5-k'ers and the kids fun run, it showcases the best of our city. it offers a challenging course and powers tourism in our town. the international field includes runners from 24 countries and every state in the u.s. last year's men champion will return to defend his title and take home the $25,000 prize. the race is expected to generate more than $30 million in economic impact to the city. and an additional million dollars for charity. wbal is proud to be the official television station of the festival and will provide live exclusive coverage.
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for more information and even to sign up to run in the festival, log on to wbaltv.com.
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